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Hi! I'm Marinke, but you can call me Wink. I blog several times a week over at a creative being, where I share my love for crochet and colour, free patterns and more! Find me on Twitter or join the fans on the a creative being Facebook page!
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  • Crafts & DIY
    Crochet Fundamentals: How to Do Tunisian StitchWink acreativebeing crafttuts tunesian preview
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    The Tunisian crochet stitch looks complicated, but it really very simple! It's highly versatile and creates a nice, sturdy fabric. Read More…
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    How to Make a Crochet NecklaceAcreativebeing crochet necklace preview
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    This project is suited for the absolute beginner. Making this crochet necklace only takes a few minutes and gives you an amazing result!Read More…
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    How to Make a Crochet BasketWink crafttuts crochet basket preview
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    Looking for something quick and useful to make? These handy crochet baskets are just the project for you!Read More…
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    How to Understand a Crochet PatternPreview%20wink neon dipdyed bottle cozy step7.jpg
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    Learn everything you need to know to start reading and understanding crochet patterns in no time!Read More…
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    The Fast Way to Crochet a RugWink stripey rug preview
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    This little crochet rug is quick to make, and by using your own interior colours it can be a real eye-catcher!Read More…
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    Crochet Fundamentals: How to do Half Double CrochetWink half double crochet preview
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    If you're learning how to crochet, the half double crochet stitch is one of the most versatile stitches. In this video tutorial you will learn exactly how to do it!Read More…
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    Crochet Fundamentals: How to do Single CrochetPreview%20single%20crochet%20tutorial
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    You'll come across single stitch in many crochet patterns and projects. It's a versatile yet simple stitch to master! Read More…
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    How to Do Double CrochetWink double crochet preview
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    The double crochet stitch is a must-have skill for any crocheter. This easy-to-learn stitch will enable you to create new and awesome projects.Read More…
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    Crochet Fundamentals: How to do Chain StitchChainstitchpreview
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    No matter what crochet project you want to start, chances are it all begins with one simple technique; the chain stitch! If you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, follow our series of Crochet Fundamentals. This tutorial uses US crochet terminology, with the Australian and UK term in brackets. Stitches include chain (ch)[ch].Read More…
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    How to Crochet a Lap Rug in Kaleidosopic ColourWink crochet lap blanket retina preview
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    Highly customizable in terms of colour, this lap rug is the perfect snuggle buddy after a long day's work! If you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, follow our series of Crochet Fundamentals. This pattern uses US terms and stitches including magic ring, chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc) and double crochet (dc).Read More…
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    How to Make Crochet Draft ExcludersWink draft excluders preview retina
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    When temperatures start to drop, a draft excluder for your doors can make your house feel warmer and cosier. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, follow our series of Crochet Fundamentals. This pattern uses US terms and stitches including magic ring, chain (ch), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), increase (inc), and double crochet 2 together (dc2tog).Read More…
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    How to Crochet a Pair of Leg Warmers400px wink crochet pair legwarmers finished3
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    For those lazy Sundays, or just when you want to be extra snug and warm, why not crochet your own pair of cozy leg warmers? If you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, follow our series of Crochet Fundamentals. This pattern uses US terms and stitches including chain (ch) and double crochet (dc).Read More…